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Polish translation of “reflection”

reflection

noun
 
 
/rɪˈflekʃən/
IMAGE [C] B2 the image of something in a mirror, on a shiny surface, etc
odbicie
I saw my reflection in the window.The state of matter
THOUGHT [C, U] formal when you think in a serious and careful way
namysł
He paused for reflection before answering my question. On reflection (= after thinking again), I think I was wrong.Thinking and contemplating
a reflection of sth something that is a sign or result of a particular situation
odbicie czegoś
His poor job performance is a reflection of his lack of training.Showing and demonstrating
a reflection on sb/sth something that makes people have a particular opinion about someone or something, especially a bad opinion
odzwierciedlenie czegoś , odbicie czegoś , ujma dla kogoś/czegoś , ≈ źle świadczyć o kimś/czymś
Low test scores are a sad reflection on our school system.Affecting and influencing
(Definition of reflection from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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